Marli Davis CV

Selected Exhibitions

'Darwin's Paradox : A Decade of Bio-Art'- SVA Flatiron Gallery, New York, NY, 2022  

'Wunderkammer'- Ignite Gallery, Group Show, Toronto, ON, 2022 

'Garden Variety vol. IV'- Outdoor Group Show, Toronto, ON, 2022 

'Are We Away?' - Artscape Gibraltar Point, Collective Show, Toronto ON, 2022 

'Ghost Ecologies : Hidden Kinships' - School of Visual Arts, Residency Group Show, NY, 2022 

'METAMORPHOSE' - Quest Art School+ Gallery, Solo Show,Midland, ON, 2022

'The Next International Exhibition', Li Tang Gallery, Virtual Exhibition, Toronto, ON, 2022

'Familiar Ghosts – Archiving Genetic Domesticity', Xpace, Solo Show, Toronto, ON, 2021

'Recast: turning the symbolic into the concrete', CGAC, Virtual Exhibition, Toronto, ON, 2021

VRTO Exhibition Space - representing OCAD University, virtual, Toronto, 2021

Phenomenon, The Holy Art Gallery, juried online exhibition, London, UK, 2021

AGO Portraits of Resilience, online exhibition, juried open call, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2021

Grad-Ex 106, OCAD U, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2021

'Warm Bodies - Ghostly Specimens - Stoic Machines', virtual thesis exhibition, Toronto ON, Canada, 2021

Scusa, Off-Campus Florence Show, Florence, Fl, Italy, 2019

Festival of the Body, OCAD U, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2018

Festival of the Body, OCAD U, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2017

Lucid Dream Collective, Artists in Wonderland, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2017 

Juried Celebration of First Year, OCAD U, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2016  


A.B.F.M. Magazine™ Art Studio Prize: 2021

Patricia Joy Alpert Memorial Award: 2021

Elliot Joel Bursary: 2021

OCAD U (TSA) Bursary Fund: 2020-2021

Kendra Jaal McCleskey Memorial Scholarship: 2019-2020

Aboveground Art Supplies Scholarship: 2019-2020

Ada Slaight Bursary: 2019

Project 31 Drawing & Painting Entrance Scholarship: 2016-2017

Earla Alexander Scholarship: 2016-2017


Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD U) BFA: Drawing and Painting: 2016-2021

Florence Off-Campus Studies Program, OCAD U, Florence Campus: 2019

Father John Redmond Catholic Secondary School and Regional Arts Program: Visual Arts: 2012-2016

Relevant Work Experience

OCAD U, DRPT - Class Assistant & Curatorial Project Assistant: 2021

UFT/Hart House/Art Museum -TPZ Artists’ Assistant: 2021

John B. Aird Gallery - Curatorial/Design Intern: 2021

IATSE 873 - Scenic Department Permit: 2020/2021

OCAD U, Florence Campus - Student StudioTechnician: 2019

OCAD U, Faculty of Art - Student Monitor: 2018-2019

Michele White - Studio Assistant: 2018

Onsite Gallery - Exhibition Monitor: 2018

Power Plant - Volunteer Gallery Monitor: 2018

Arts Express, Paint Cabin, Paint & Pixels - Art Teacher: 2016/17/18


DRAWING ExhibitionCatalogue – John B. Aird Gallery – Curatorial/Design/Writing Publication: 2022

STILL LIFE ExhibitionCatalogue – John B. Aird Gallery – Curatorial/Design/Writing Publication: 2022

FLORALS Exhibition Catalogue – John B. Aird Gallery – Curatorial/Design/Writing Publication: 2021

Volvox Vault – Sweet Fruit Collective – Feature: 2021

Art-Connect Artists to Watch 2021 – Feature, Interview: 2021 

A.B.F.M. Magazine™ – Feature, Art Award Recipient: 2021

Art Connect – Feature, Artist Spotlight: 2021

She Does The City – Feature, Interview: 2021

OCAD U, Library – Feature, Art Review: 2020


AICAD Symposium- Must Give Us Pause: Diversity + Sustainability - presenter: 2021

'Artists in Conversation' - OCAD U, Thesis Forum Discussion - presenter: 2021

Asia Global Cultural Studies Forum (AGCSF) - presenter: 2021


Bio Art Residency – School of Visual Arts – New York: 2022 

Quest Art School+ Gallery – AIR– working towards a solo show in the main gallery: 2021

Xpace – SummerResidency – working towards a solo show in the project space: 2021

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